The China Post
Date: March 21, 2017
By: Christine Chou
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Government officials and pundits were scrambling on Monday to
address reports that Taiwan’s top chipmaker may build its most advanced plant yet in the U.S. instead of in Kaohsiung.
Technology Minister Chen Liang-gee (陳良基) rushed to assure the public after media reported that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) was considering forgoing Taiwan as an location for a new NT$500 billion 3-nanometer (nm) chip fab.
He said TSMC management told him that investing in Taiwan remained their top priority and there were no plans to move the plant to the U.S. [FULL STORY]